Lydia Pemberton

Lydia’s practice comprises contentious chancery matters, specialising in contentious probate, and insolvency – dead people, dead companies!

She has a particular interest in personal insolvency and advises both trustees and debtors across all aspects of this area. She has extensive experience in section 423 IA 1986 applications and sham transactions.

Lydia represents the Attorney General in CDDA and IA proceedings and acts for both office-holders and directors following a company insolvency.

Her work within chancery focuses on the substantive validity of wills and other claims against estates by beneficiaries, creditors and Inheritance Act claimants.

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Bankruptcy restrictions orders (BROs)
Practice Note

This Practice Note, amended in light of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 by Lydia Pemberton of 3PB, discusses bankruptcy restrictions orders (BROs), which are orders imposing bankruptcy restrictions on a discharged bankrupt. This Practice Note considers who can apply for a BRO, at what point in time an application for a BRO can be issued, and the procedure for obtaining a BRO.

Bankruptcy restrictions undertakings (BRUs)
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Lydia Pemberton of 3PB, sets out what bankruptcy restrictions undertakings (BRUs) are as alternative to bankruptcy restrictions orders, and summarises when and how BRUs are used in practice.

Effect and duration of bankruptcy restrictions orders (BROs)
Practice Note

This Practice Note, amended in light of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 by Lydia Pemberton of 3PB, considers what effect a bankruptcy restrictions order (BRO) has on an individual, how long a BRO may last for, and how a BRO ceases to have effect.

Other work

Checklist for an income payments order (IPO) and an income payments agreement (IPA)

This Checklist, amended in light of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 by Lydia Pemberton of 3PB, sets out the main steps to be taken and requirements to be met in order either for an income payments order (IPO) to be made or income payments agreement (IPA) entered into.

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • LLB Law (hons) Dunelm (2:1)
  • Attorney Generals Civil Panel Counsel appointed 2012
  • BVC Nottingham Law School (Very Competent)

Membership

  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
  • Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association (MCCBA)

Panel

  • Q&A Panel
  • Specialist Panel

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